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    System Center Data Protection Manager 2007 Feature Pack (x64)

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    This Update bundles the following features: Windows Server 2008 support, SQL Server 2008 support, enhanced support for sharing tape libraries and better tape utilization.
    • Note:There are multiple files available for this download.Once you click on the "Download" button, you will be prompted to select the files you need.
      Version:

      2.0.8107.0

      File Name:

      DataProtectionManager2007-KB949779.exe

      DPMManagementShell2007-KB949779.msp

      SqlPrep-KB949779.msp

      Date Published:

      7/18/2008

      File Size:

      37.7 MB

      1.8 MB

      2.1 MB

        The DPM 2007 Update Rollup is a feature pack that includes previously released hotfixes alongside several new features aimed to enhance overall applicability and usability of DPM. Added features include: System state for Windows Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 support, enhanced support for sharing tape libraries with other DPM servers, and support for better utilization of tape capacity by sharing tapes between multiple protection groups media co-location on tapes.

        This Data Protection Manager Update Package consists of three separate updates. Note: Depending on your configuration, some updates may not apply. Please see “Installation Instructions” for details.

        Feature Bullet Summary:
        Issues Fixed:
        • 946647 Description of the Data Protection Manager 2007 hotfix package: January 9, 2008
        • 948373 The backup image may be corrupted if you use System Center Data Protection Manager 2007 to perform an online backup of a virtual machine that is running in Virtual Server 2005
        • 950082 Description of the Data Protection Manager 2007 hotfix package rollup 2
        • 948936 When synchronization runs in Data Protection Manager 2007, the DPM service may unexpectedly crash
        • 951557 getKB -Data Protection Manager 2007 - Hotfix
        Features Added:
        • Support for backing up virtual machines on clustered Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1 hosts
        • Support for sharing tape libraries between multiple DPM servers
        • Better tape utilization of tape capacity by co-locating data from multiple protection groups with similar retention range
        • System state protection for Windows Server 2008
        Note: Backup of SQL 2008 (Katmai) is not supported until the released version is publicly available.
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 Enterprise without Hyper-V, Windows Server 2008 Standard without Hyper-V

      • The files contained in this download are for x64 systems only.

        This Data Protection Manager Update Package consists of three separate updates. To install each update, follow these steps:
        1. Install the hotfix rollup package on the server that is running Data Protection Manager 2007. To do this, run the DataProtectionManager2007-KB949779.exe file on the server.
          Note You do not have to restart the server after you install the hotfix rollup package.

        2. Update the remote SQL Server installation that is hosting the DPMDB database. To do this, run the SqlPrep-KB949779.msp file on the computer that is running SQL Server.
          Note This step is not required if you are running a SQL DPMDB instance on the Data Protection Manager 2007 server.

        3. Update the protection agents on the DPM Administrator Console. There are two methods to update the protection agents on the protected computers:
          • Method 1: Update the protection agents from the DPM Administrator Console
            • Open the DPM Administrator Console.
            • Click the Management tab, and then click the Agents tab.
            • Select a computer from the Protected Computer list, and then click Update on the Action pane.
            • Click Yes in the dialog box, and then click Update Agents.
            • As soon as you receive the Enter Credentials and Reboot option dialog box, enter you credentials, select the Manually restart the selected servers later option, and then click OK.
            Note You do not have to restart the computer to update the agent. This is why the Manually restart the selected servers later option was selected.

          • Method 2: Update the protection agents on the protected computers
            • Obtain the update protection agent package from the "Data Protection Manager installation location\DPM\Agents\RA\2.0.8107.0" directory on the Data Protection Manager 2007 server.
              • x86 update
                i386\ Language ID \DPMProtectionAgent2007_KB949779.msp
              • x64 update
                amd64\ Language ID \DPMProtectionAgent2007_KB949779.msp
            • Run the appropriate DPMProtectionAgent2007_KB949779.msp package on each protected computer.
            • Open the DPM Administrator Console on the Data Protection Manager 2007 server.
            • Click the Management tab, and then click the Agents tab.
            • Select the protected computers, and then verify that the agent version is listed as 2.0.8107.0.

        4. Update the DPM Management Shell. To do this, run the DPMManagementShell2007-KB949779.msp file on all computers on which the DPM Management Shell is installed.

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